I Needed to Find Myself Before Starting My Own Art Business

photo of entrepreneur Jenn Cohen

Jenn Cohen, founder of Facsimile, shares her journey as an artist and finding balance as a creative entrepreneur.     I don't exactly recall my very first moments holding a camera, but I remember the feeling. I could focus on … [Read more]

Featured Artist Bonny Butler

floral portrait by Bonny Butler

Artist Bonny Butler presents a fresh and colorful portfolio of paintings that capture the ethereal beauty of flowers. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I am an artist. Wow. Those four words make me very happy. It’s … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sarah Jean Holt

Alice in Wonderland themed pen and ink drawing by Sarah Jean Holt

Enjoy the delightful portfolio of artist Sarah Jean Holt, who creates complex stippled pen and ink drawings. See more of her art on her website.     I grew up in the very average suburbs of a very average time. My childhood was a … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jeanie Bates

still life by Jeanie Bates

Oil painter Jeanie Bates shares an engaging collection of realistic works drawn from nature and nostalgic sources. Find more by visiting her website.     For many years I sculpted the human form in textiles. I traveled the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Laura Klopfenstein

mixed media collage by Laura Klopfenstein

Artist Laura Klopfenstein creates playful, expressive mixed media collages inspired by nature and social causes. Visit her website to see more of her portfolio.     I am a self-taught mixed media artist and mother of two children … [Read more]

How to Give Confident Presentations about Your Art

Graeme Stevenson, founder of Colour in Your Life

An excerpt from the new e-course Reach More with Video: A Digital Guide for Creatives from Colour In Your Life. Founder Graeme Stevenson addresses challenges artists face when speaking publicly, and how to overcome … [Read more]

Featured Artist Karen Rand Anderson

abstract landscape painting by Karen Rand Anderson

Artist Karen Rand Anderson shares a dynamic portfolio of landscape paintings filled with color and energy. Visit her website to see more.     Now nearing my eighth decade, I’m very fortunate to have had a lifetime of being able … [Read more]

Featured Artist James-Dean Trepanier

architectural photography by James-Dean Trepanier

Artist James-Dean Trepanier presents a collection of bold, futuristic photography that stretches the boundaries of imagination. Find more of his work on his website.     I have always seen the world in a different … [Read more]

Featured Artist Jolene Dames

compass painting by Jolene Dames

Artist Jolene Dames’ paintings focus on navigation in both the physical world and inner spiritual realm. Visit her website to see more.     When I was little, I loved two things—adventure and art. While still in college, I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Maureen Scullin

figurative painting by Maureen Scullin

Oil painter Maureen Scullin shares a compelling portfolio and her journey in fulfilling her legacy as an artist. Learn more by visiting her website.     Fishing in the early morning when no one else was awake; the steam rising … [Read more]

Advice for Artists: The Value of a Personal Network

Build Your Artist Network

Arts advocate and marketing expert Rickie Leiter shares her knowledge and enthusiasm for building a network to appreciate and amplify your art marketing message.     Everyone knows people; we all have contacts ranging from … [Read more]

Featured Artist Hannah Billingham

ceramic vases by Hannah Billingham

British artist Hannah Billingham shares a compelling collection of ceramic work created in her distinctive signature style. Visit her website to see more of her work.     My work consists of highly decorated ceramic forms, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Harrison-Parsons

charcoal octopus portrait by Linda Harrison-Parsons

Artist Linda Harrison-Parsons offers a selection of wonderfully expressive charcoal and pastel animal portraits. See more of her portfolio on her website.     I always knew I would make art. My mother saw the creativity in me … [Read more]

Featured Artist Susan Togut

mixed media outdoor installation by Susan Togut

Mixed media artist Susan Togut shares a selection of environmental installations and gallery works inspired by the cycles of nature—life, renewal and ascension. Learn more about her work on her website.     The unknown in … [Read more]